A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves
One Family and Migration in the 21st Century
Follow the three-generation journey of a Filipino family as they escape poverty and rise from shantytown to global middle class in this riveting chronicle of global migration. Through Tita and Rosalie's stories, we see the struggles and sacrifices of millions of immigrants worldwide. Expertly combining the personal and panoramic, this book presents a family saga and a worldwide phenomenon that is both ordinary and extraordinary.
2019-08-20T00:00:00.000ZThis is the best book on immigration I've read. Three decades ago, Jason DeParle moved into the Manila slums with the family. He chronicles their immigration story but through it tells the larger tale of what it all means. His empathy, intelligence and good writing shine through every page – source
2022-04-10T10:51:39.000Z@GeoRosenberg @mattkahn1966 Indeed, @JasonDeParle’s book is indispensable for anyone wanting to understand global migration at all levels: – source